A.A.A.D.D. Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder

Time for a little ADHD humor. Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder. Was at http://www.dreamstalker.org/wings/hum156.htm now deleted.

They have finally found a diagnosis for my condition. Hooray!!


I have recently been diagnosed with A.A.A.D.D. !


Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder…


This is how it goes: I decide to wash the car; I start toward the garage and notice the mail on the table. Ok, I’m going to wash the car. But first I’m going to go through the mail. I lay the car keys down on the desk, discard the junk mail and I notice the trash can is full.


Ok, I’ll just put the bills on my desk and take the trash can out, but since I’m going to be near the mailbox anyway, I’ll pay these few bills first.


Now, where is my checkbook? Oops, there’s only one check left. My extra checks are in my desk.


Oh, there’s the coke I was drinking. I’m going to look for those checks.


But first I need to put my coke further away from the computer, oh maybe I’ll pop it into the fridge to keep it cold for a while. But first I need to …

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2 thoughts on “A.A.A.D.D. Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder”

  1. It is interesting that this bit was in the “humor” section. This is exactly what happens to me most of the time. I assumed that this was the situation of most people with Adult ADD. I have to look at it with a sense of humor to keep from adding to my problems. I am glad to have found this website. I expect to learn more about my humorous condition and to find my way back into the less humorous world of reality.

    Best wishes to all,
    Terry Kelley

  2. J.S. Epperson

    It’s funny because it’s true. That “humor” is the story of my life.

    p.s. Terry, if you really want to find your way back to the “less humorous world of reality” (who says?), I recommend keeping a to-do list. Mine is three pages long and I swear its the best thing that ever happened to me.


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